Under the Willow is a Newgrass band that blends socially conscious lyrics with intricate compositions to evoke a sound that will have your feet stomping along with the rhythm.
Under the Willow will perform at the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center in benefit for WSLR community radio on Saturday, February 13th at 8pm. Tickets are $10 in advance/$12 at the door. Advance tickets are available at www.wslr.org.
Led by Erin Donovan’s distinctive vocals and ravenous fiddle playing are supported by a superb cast of multi-instrumentalists. Sharing a love of acoustic music Hayley, Patrick, Joe and Erin at times will trade their instruments amongst each other, each equally proficient on guitar, mandolin or banjo. Each bringing their own style and approach to whichever instrument they are playing at any given time. Hayley Skreen’s lead and back up vocals and harmonies blend seamlessly with Erin’s voice. Patrick Donovan’s compositions and electric stage presence is a driving force in the bands collaboration and live performance. Joe Lenza takes a unique approach to lead playing crafting his own style that grooves right with the Willow sound.